Information Resources Privacy Policy

Information Resources created this web site privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") in order to ensure the confidence of our valued visitors and customers ("Users") of and to our Information Resources web site ("Site"), and to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy.

1. Types of Information Collected

a. Traffic Data Collected. Information Resources automatically tracks and collects information when a User visits our Site, including but not limited to: User's (i) IP address; (ii) domain server; (iii) type of computer; and (iv) type of web browser (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify a User but is helpful for marketing purposes.

b. Personal Information Collected. In order for a User to access and use certain services Information Resources offers via the Site, Information Resources requires Users to provide information that personally identifies Users ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include: (i) Contact Data (such as a User's name, mailing and e-mail addresses); (ii) Financial Data (such as a User's account or credit card number); and (iii) Demographic Data (such as a User's zip code and gender). If a User communicates with Information Resources by e-mail or otherwise completes online forms or surveys, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.

c. Data and Reports Compiled or Generated through the Services. As a part of certain services, Information Resources compiles and stores data and information, and generates reports related to User's access to and use of such services ("Service Data and Reports").

2. Uses of Information Collected

Information Resources uses Contact Data to send Users information about Information Resources or our products or services, promotional material from selected partners, or to contact Users when necessary. Information Resources uses User's Financial Data to verify User's qualifications for certain products or services and to bill User for products and services. Information Resources may use Service Data and Reports on an aggregate basis for such purposes as Information Resources deems appropriate. By using the Site, User consents to the collection and use of User's Personal Information and Service Data and Reports by Information Resources as described in this Privacy Policy.

3. User Choice Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Personal Information

Users may choose not to provide Information Resources with any Personal Information. In such an event, Users can still access and use much of the Site; however, Users will not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that require User's Personal Information.

4. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information

Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, Information Resources will keep your Personal Information and Service Data and Reports private and will not share it with third parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with a court order or other legal process; (b) protect Information Resources or its User's rights or property; (c) to identify persons who may be violating law or the rights of third parties; (d) to cooperate with the investigations of possibly unlawful activities; or (e) enforce our terms of service.  Information Resources provides Users with the capability to transmit User's Personal Information via secured and encrypted channels if User uses a similarly equipped web browser.

5. Other Limits to Your Privacy

The Site may contain links to other web sites. Information Resources is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies or the content of such web sites. Information Resources encourages users to read the posted privacy policies whenever interacting with any web site. Information Resources has no control over the use of any Personal Information by third party web sites, and User should exercise caution when deciding to disclose User's Personal Information.

6. Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy

Information Resources reserves the right, at any time and without notice or obligation, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on the Site. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Information Resources welcomes your comments and questions.


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